• PM Mbabazi sees off Israeli Ambassador

    Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi has called for increased investment in research to build human capital for knowledge propagation through extension services in the agricultural sector. He said the measure would boost agricultural production and value addition by use of modern technology. Mbabazi was receiving the outgoing Israeli Ambassador to East

  • Kasese ‘attackers’ respond to state amnesty

    10 people surrender themselves to the Uganda People’s Defence Forces, UPDF, peacekeepers in Rwenzori in response to an amnesty offer to persons willing to surrender. Two reception centres were opened for people who were involved in the attacks with one at Buhundu Primary school in Bundibugyo district and another at

  • Mumbere distances his kingdom from Kasese attacks

    The Rwenzururu King, Charles Wesley Mumbere refutes accusations that his kingdom organized the clashes in the Rwenzori region at the weekend, that killed over 90 people. This comes just hours after three top Rwenzururu kingdom officials, including the premier, Noah Nzaghale and Tourism Minister, Mbelamu Erisaniya were arrested and detained at Kasese

  • Supreme court rules in favor of rebel MPs

    The Supreme Court stays the execution of the Constitutional Court ruling that threw out 4 MPs, Theordore Ssekikubo, Wilfred Niwagaba, Muhammmed Nsereko and Barnabas Tinkasimire, from parliament. 6 justices of the Supreme Court, led by Justice Bart Katureebe, have now ordered the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kagada and the Electoral

  • Govt to roll out phase 2 of youth livelihood fund

    A total of 20,192 are in direct employment as a result of the youth livelihood program that has been rolled out in a total of 27 districts countrywide during the first phase. The 256 billion shillings project was launched last year to finance youth start up employment as one of